Jody Wayne, MT(ASCP), Receives Outstanding Educator Award

Jody Wayne, MT(ASCP), has received the 2018 Outstanding Educator’s Award from the Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences for her passion, expertise, patience, and commitment to education. Wayne accepted the award at a celebration reception led by Michael Silber, M.B., Ch.B., Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences Dean.

About Jody Wayne

For the past twelve years, Wayne has held the title of Education Specialist II in the Division of Transfusion Medicine and is a full-time instructor. She teaches across all academic levels, from undergraduate to graduate, and instructs medical laboratory science students, pathology residents, transfusion medicine fellows, hematology-oncology fellows, and other trainees who rotate through the division. Additionally, Wayne is an instructor for the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology's employee advanced degree program through the University of North Dakota.

Beyond her abilities as a teacher, Wayne has been incremental in curriculum development. She is a co-recipient of a Medical Education Scholarship and Research Academy (MESRA) award on “The Flipped Classroom and Active Learning in Medical Education: Templates, Coaching, and Outcomes.” As part of this project, she is working on the conversion of 12 Transfusion Medicine consultant lectures using a flipped classroom model and “iTunes U.”

Students describe Wayne as “passionate about teaching transfusion medicine” and “helpful; she genuinely cares about the success of her students.”

Congratulations, Jody Wayne, on this well-deserved honor.

April Josselyn

April Josselyn is a Marketing Channel Manager at Mayo Clinic Laboratories. She has worked at Mayo Clinic since 2012. Outside of work, April enjoys the outdoors and being "hockey mom" for her two sports-crazed boys.